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Jan 18, 2013 9:00am EST
is going to be margarita and then craig fugate, and after they have both given their remarks, i will gather up your questions, and i'll come up to the podium and ask them some of your questions. we will begin with margarita, the united nations assistant secretary for disaster risk reduction. she has 30 years experience in the field, humanitarian relief, institution building. she has dealt with more disasters of more types, not just environmental, but broadly humanitarian disasters and more than probably anybody else. she has great perspective so if you will come to the podium and when she is finished, i will briefly introduce mr. fugate, and then we'll have his remarks and take questions. thank you. [applause] >> good morning. i must say that i'm really honored and very impressed to have been asked to come and speak to this audience. i know you are a powerful group of scientists. i think a lot of students here today as well, and so we have both the advantage of the crude wisdom and hope for the future here today. the one idea that petermented to come up with after three days work is let it
CSPAN
Jan 16, 2013 12:00pm EST
to report that craig lewis and his fine staff in our economic analysis division have completed the rigorous study of economic analysis that a bipartisan majority of commissioners have long ago asked for in advance of new rulemaking. we are currently working with economic analysis staff in the division of investment management to shape it perform proposal based on that economic analysis. separately, i am encouraged by chairman walter's commitment, even as we continue to implement this on every day issues that affect investors must. in the coming months, i look forward to working together to address the commissioners priorities. the short-term priorities such as the long-overdue amendment of the commission's capital and the customer protection was and longer-term engaging in a thorough evaluation of market structure issues. last done in a conference of manner and the commissions market report back in 1994. all of the recent talk of gridlock in a divided commission, i believe that notwithstanding our party and policy differences, this commission is fully united in its desire to carry out the c
CSPAN
Jan 18, 2013 12:00pm EST
's happening here in the u.s., but it is even more acute issue in poor countries around the world. so craig, you've got the microphone in hand so why don't you answer first and then hands the microphone to margareta. >> i think the challenge is, particularly as you see what's going on right now with the funding for sandy, a used to be the assumption of the united states is a big disaster happened it was always easy to get money after the fact. it was almost impossible to get money prior to event occurring. that's not the case anymore. even getting money after a disaster, given the current budget climate is extremely difficult. so i think, again, it comes back to the preponderance of these decisions over time are made at the local level. yet almost everything we're targeting is a national policy. the united states federal policy doesn't dictate a lot of it. we basically use incentives and disincentives through taxes and great fun. but we're real decisions get made is at the local level. what i'm trying to get our flood insurance folks to look at is we've got to quit selling mitigation as a g
CSPAN
Jan 17, 2013 9:00am EST
that craig lewis and his fine staff in our economic analysis division have completed the rigorous study and economic analysis that a bipartisan majority of commissioners had long ago asked for in advance of considering a new rulemaking. we are currently working with the economic analysis staff and the division of investment management to shape a reform proposal based on that rigorous economic analysis. and separately, i'm encouraged by chairman walters' commitment even as we continue to implement the mandates to focusing as well on the everyday, core blocking and tackling issues that affect investors most. in the coming monthings, i look forward to would being together to crease the commission's -- to address the commission's priorities such as the long overdue amendments to the net capital and customer protection rules and longerrer-term ones such as engaging in a formal, thorough evaluation of equity market structure issues last done in a comprehensive manner in the commission's market 2000 report always way back in 1994. for all the recent talk of gridlock and a divided commission, i
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